Pompeo says US-North Korea talks are ongoing behind scenes
SpaceWar.com reports: “US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo admitted Tuesday that the hoped-for progress in negotiations with nuclear-armed North Korea has not materialized, but talks are ongoing.
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held three high-profile meetings starting in June 2018, after an uptick in tensions at the start of Trump’s term.
But nothing concrete emerged in terms of Pyongyang’s denuclearization, and talks have been officially at a standstill for months.
‘We did have hopes that we could make further progress, that Chairman Kim would go in a different direction, but I’m still optimistic,’ Pompeo said at a think tank roundtable in Washington…”View Original Article